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Tooth Lengthening

What is tooth lengthening and the procedure, I was told necessary before a crown can be inserted on tooth.
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your info was to technical for the lay person to understand.  I dont know what is the 'alveolar' bone.
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Assuming you are referring to crown lenthening,which is a surgical procedure to recontour alveolar bone in order to establish optimal biologic width.Detailed consultation with a periodontist is advised.
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